possessive (Word)


demanding someone's total attention and love

has he become jealous or possessive?
he placed a firm, possessive hand on her elbow

Subsenses (1)

showing an unwillingness to share one's possessions

young children are proud and possessive of their own property


(use in Grammar) relating to or denoting the case of nouns and pronouns expressing possession.

possessive (Noun)


(use in Grammar) a possessive word or form.

Subsenses (1)

the possessive case.